Cultivating and Nurturing Entrepreneurship Potential and Qualities
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Tumi Frazier Academy provides holistic, personalized and relevant educational programs and support to develop a new generation of dynamic and innovative business leaders.

The Academy is set out to create a supportive environment that makes it easier for entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses; access new technologies, mentorship and coaching as well as expertise necessary for success.

Deliver practical and customized entrepreneurship modules designed to meet the entrepreneur’s needs and objectives

To unlock potential in women and youth entrepreneurs by cultivating essential qualities, attitude and effective work habits that enable them to compete in the 21st century economy.

The Workshops, Master Classes, Coaching or Mentorship sessions are structured according to the level of the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur’s needs and the stage of the enterprise.







The Academy is positioned to:

  • Deliver practical and customized entrepreneurship modules designed to meet the entrepreneur’s needs and objectives
  • Elicit an International community of the most innovative investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders.
  • Expand entrepreneurs’ network of customers, partners and investors.
  • Offer entrepreneurs Mentorship and Coaching Programs.
  • Build market-based ecosystems for broad-based wealth creation by combining various support structures; from government, corporations and educational institutions.
  • Cultivate entrepreneurship qualities such as resilience, adaptability, drive, ability to deal with ambiguity, self- discipline, leadership, global perspectives amongst others.


Why Engage Tumi Frazier Academy:

  • To unlock potential in women and youth entrepreneurs by cultivating essential qualities, attitude and effective work habits that enable them to compete in the 21st century economy.
  • To elevate the entrepreneurial thinking and mindset of women and youth to foster innovation, creativity, problem solving, collaboration, ability to identify opportunities and ignite ambition.
  • To enable entrepreneurs to acquire a robust portfolio of evidence of learning, reflections and experiences demonstrating achievement of learning goals and outcomes; to ensure business success.
  • Increased levels of accountability and commitment resulting in high performance culture and profits.
  • Programs are backed by mentoring and coaching modalities resulting in the removal of self-imposed limitations.
  • Observable performance improvement, long – term change and effectiveness.


Entrepreneurship Development Program

The Workshops, Master Classes, Coaching or Mentorship sessions are structured according to the level of the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur’s needs and the stage of the enterprise.

Women’s High Growth Accelerator
Liberty, Standard Bank and Tumi Frazier Academy have partnered on a commitment to the growth and development of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in South Africa and across the African continent.

The candidates are enrolled in a 12-week program aimed at enhancing both their personal and entrepreneurship skills.

At the end of the program, these high potential women entrepreneurs are granted opportunity to showcase their businesses, brands, products and services to prospective clients and decision-makers in large corporations.



The Selection Process

Twenty Five (25 -30) Women owned enterprises across different industries are invited to participate in the program. Through a vigorous selection process, the finalist are selected.

  • The business must be a registered company that has been fully operational for a minimum of 3 years or more with 2 or more employees.
  • The business owner has to be a champion of social change
  • Innovative, with an ability to resolve some socio-economic challenge or fulfill a need.
  • Must be willing and eager to learn
  • Committed to service excellence
  • High level of integrity and ambiguity tolerant
  • Flexible
  • Inspirational leader-builder of enduring relationships
  • Must have capacity to share learning with others


Open Accelerator

This Accelerator focuses on start- ups and early stage enterprises across different industries. It is open to female and male entrepreneurs.

Corporate Employees Accelerator

The program is specifically designed for employees who opt to leave full time employment to embark on the entrepreneurship journey.

Youth Accelerator

The focus is on young entrepreneurs in business or contemplating starting a business.

Entrepreneurship Modules

Module 1
Business Lifecycle Stages
Module 2
Business as Unsual – What it takes to survive in the Age of Instability How to weather the storms and build resilience as an entrepreneur
Module 3
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Module 4
Moving the business beyond day-to-day activities
Module 5
Leveraging Professional Connections How to be intentional about building and maintaining long term business relationships.
Module 6
Taking Product or Service to Market


Module 7
Building a strong competitive advantage
Module 8
Dealing with rejection as an entrepreneur
Module 9
What Customer Service means for entrepreneurs in the digital age
Module 10
Entrepreneurial life and family demands
Module 11
The Art of Persuasion
Module 12
How to measure effectiveness
Module 13
How to deliver an effective pitch


Our Address

  • 4th Floor, West Tower, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa
  •  +27 (0)11 010 300- 6306
  • admin@tumifrazier.com

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